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Malware Analysis Report : DarkSide Ransomware

This Malware Analysis Report (MAR) is the result of analytic efforts by the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA). CISA processed three (3) files associated with a variant of DarkSide ransomware.

https://us-cert.cisa.gov/ncas/analysis-reports/ar21-189a

TrendMicro: How to Reduce the Risk of Phishing and Ransomware

This white paper and the survey commissioned for this research looks specifically at the threats of phishing and ransomware, and how the risks of both can be reduced.

https://resources.trendmicro.com/rs/945-CXD-062/images/Reduce-Phishing-Ransomware_Trend-Micro.pdf
Vulnerabilities

Emergency Directive 21-04: Mitigate Windows Print Spooler Service Vulnerability

CISA has determined that this vulnerability poses an unacceptable risk to Federal Civilian Executive Branch agencies and requires emergency action.

https://cyber.dhs.gov/ed/21-04/

Microsoft July 2021 Patch Tuesday fixes 9 zero-days, 117 flaws

Today is Microsoft's July 2021 Patch Tuesday, and with it comes fixes for nine zero-day vulnerabilities. Microsoft has fixed 117 vulnerabilities with this update, with 13 classified as Critical, 1 Moderate, and 103 as Important.

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/microsoft/microsoft-july-2021-patch-tuesday-fixes-9-zero-days-117-flaws/

Community News

Government agrees significant expansion of the National Cyber Security Centre

A significant package of other measures to further strengthen the capacity of the NCSC to respond to the growing threat from cyber criminals was agreed by Government today, including the development of legislation to establish the NCSC on a statutory basis with a set of formal powers and a legal mandate.

https://www.gov.ie/en/press-release/3877a-government-agrees-significant-expansion-of-the-national-cyber-security-centre/#

The Ultimate List of SANS Cheat Sheets

SANS has a massive list of Cheat Sheets available for quick reference and best practice.

https://www.sans.org/blog/the-ultimate-list-of-sans-cheat-sheets/

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